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mark lockwood, ritz-carlton
Mark Lockwood oversees areas including food and beverage, guest services, retail, spa and housekeeping

Mark Lockwood moves up to SVP at Ritz-Carlton

Mark Lockwood was promoted to SVP cruise hotel operations at The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection.

Lockwood joined the start-up in 2017 as VP cruise hotel operations. He oversees all aspects of shipboard hotel operations including food and beverage, guest services, retail, spa and housekeeping.

Midtown Athletic Clubs

Before The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection, Lockwood oversaw operations for Midtown Athletic Clubs as corporate VP operations. He led the building and launch of Midtown Chicago Club & Hotel, the world’s largest luxury urban sports resort and hotel.

Celebrity, Royal Caribbean, NCL

Earlier, at Celebrity Cruises, Lockwood was associate VP hotel operations, having been promoted from corporate director of hotel operations, a position also he previously held at Royal Caribbean International. Shipboard jobs at Norwegian Cruise Line included assistant hotel director and director of food and beverage.

Lockwood began his hospitality career at several Leading Hotels of the World, including The Old Course Hotel in St. Andrews, Scotland, where he led the food and beverage team.